TEMPE, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) – Rock’ n’ Roll Arizona’s 10K marathon and half-marathon are set to begin Sunday morning, however with possibilities of rain, will the music and working have to finish? Rain or shine, the race will go on.
Justin Kern, the race director, mentioned Rock’ n’ Roll hosts marathons throughout the nation and is aware of work round inclement climate. There might be 20 musical bands taking part in alongside the course, so rain wouldn’t be a superb factor with all of the tools and devices getting used.
Nonetheless, Kern mentioned organizers have taken precautions to make sure the rocking and working go on. “We’ve already sort of labored with our leisure firm in making ready for the rain. Simply placing in sidewalls for defense. All of our bands which are out on the course are already below tent and masking. We’re simply including somewhat further facet safety for them,” mentioned Kern.
He added that the one factor that might pause the run could be lightning. His group might be monitoring the climate. If lightning strikes, they’ll pause the race, and working will resume when the climate clears. It will likely be as much as runners and the bands to cease in the event that they really feel unsafe.
The 10K begins at 7:20 a.m., after which the marathon and half marathon at 7:50 a.m. The beginning line is exterior the ASU Fulton Middle on E. College Dr. in Tempe. Runners will cross the end line at Tempe Seashore Park on 80 West Rio Salado Parkway.
The marathon covers elements of Tempe, Phoenix, and Scottsdale. Organizers say taking the highways might be the easiest way to keep away from closures. To have a look at the race route, click on right here.
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